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  • Kiosk mode - fast access from the MCS to Hermes or UL catalogue
  • KMS activation service - for system managers activating any volume license product from Microsoft that can be activated by KMS

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  • Word courses - see Microsoft Word® courses
  • WSUS - [Raven protected] Windows Software Update Server, a means of obtaining security and other updates automatically

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  • X5 – the University's grant costing tool

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UIS Christmas closure 24 December 2019 to 2 January 2020

Dec 13, 2019

UIS, including the UIS Service Desk and Reception in the Roger Needham Building will be closed for Christmas and New Year from Tuesday 24 December at 17:00. We will re-open on Thursday 2 January 2020 at 08:30. The Service Desk will also be closed, but we have an emergency contact in case you need one.

New system helps the University submit eligible staff to the REF

Dec 13, 2019

A new version of the REF Staff Information system was launched on 20 November, helping the REF team to ensure that eligible staff are submitted to the REF with correct and complete data. The project team adopted a unique approach to deliver the system on time under considerable pressure.

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